A Comparative-Correlational Study of Grade 10 Students’ Perceptions of Facebook Usage, Activities on Facebook and English Learning Achievement According to Their Academic Programs at Muangnakhonsithammarat School in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

Authors

  • Patcharaporn Sukhom M.Ed. Teacher, Maepra Fatima School
  • Supit Karnjanapun Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human Science, Assumption University

Keywords:

Facebook Usage, English Learning Achievement

Abstract

Facebook is the popular social media which has various features to support interaction such as sharing contents. The implementation of interactive learning which encourages exchanging information to raise the level of knowledge, and the development of learning environment by the interaction is the core focus of various schools. This research designed to study on students’ perceptions of Facebook usage and activities for English learning achievement by Grade 10 students in three programs at Muang-Nakhon-Si-Thammarat School in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. The quantitative research method using the questionnaire survey was performed on a sample of 115 respondents as Grade 10 students from three study programs at Muang-Nakhon-Si-Thammarat School in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. The further tests on the relationship between Facebook usage of students and English learning achievement was also executed. The results revealed a significant difference between students’ perceptions of Facebook usage for learning English by Grade 10 students among three programs. Meanwhile, no significant relationship between Facebook usage of students and English learning achievement was found.

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2021-05-28